It depends on who you ask.
Some information says 18% of all homeless kids are LGBTQ; some information says it's upwards of 40%.
But one thing doesn't change: the rejection.
Avenues for Homeless Youth is pioneering a foster home program for LGBTQ teens that's becoming a national model - and it's not about charity; it's about solidarity.
Here in Duluth, a Host Home program for all kids, not just LGBTQ teens, is just getting started. You can find more information about services for homeless teens here.